Francesco Borgogno Brunate Barolo DOCG — Vintage 2020 —

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 35.60 incl. IVA

Tot: 35.6€
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Barolo comes from lands that are unique in the world, and the nebbiolo vines are cultivated with care and love all year round.

It starts with winter pruning of the vines (guyot method), followed by other work such as fruit-setting, cleaning and cutting the shoots until the best bunches are carefully selected during the harvest.

Vinification is carried out in the Borgogno family winery in Barolo and begins with crushing, followed by traditional fermentation of about thirty days.

The whole set-up of this Barolo is strictly traditional, with fairly long macerations followed by an aging of about eighteen months in 30- or 50-hectoliter oak barrels and a further bottle ageing of about six months before release.

It is a wine that can be appreciated just a few months after bottling, but will continue to improve and develop its elegance as the years go by. A true gem of Italian and international enology.


A beautiful, very intense ruby-garnet red.


It is pleasant and delicate with hints of wilted rose and notes of licorice and vanilla given by aging in wood.


You will perceive it as velvety, dry, round, rich and balanced in body and structure.

Pairing tips

The most classic pairings are risottos, fondue, game, red meats and meat dishes in general (roasted, grilled or spit-roasted).

It is true that Barolo is not a dessert wine, but a meditation wine, however chocolate and hazelnuts highlight its incredible aftertaste.

Silvia and her family recommend you try it with baci di dama (lady’s kisses) and hazelnut brutti e buoni (lit. ugly but good), dry sweets typical of our area.

The right context? On winter evenings, in front of a lit fireplace, while reading a good book.

Serving temperature: 16 to 18 °C.

It’s your guy if…

… You love full-bodied and structured wines, but at the same time elegant and refined. It’s a powerful wine but not heavy!

Now listening

Winter (L’inverno) Op. 8 N. 4 F minor: allegro non molto – Vivaldi

    The Producer

    Francesco Borgogno

    Now in its third generation, the Francesco Borgogno winery is located at the intersection of the historic Cannubi and Brunate hills, emblematic places for the production of Barolo DOCG. The wines, about 45,000 bottles a year, are vinified according to tradition. Read more


    Basic information

    Product Name: Barolo DOCG Brunate
    Cépage: nebbiolo da Barolo
    Appellation: Barolo
    Classificaton: DOCG
    Color: red
    Type: still
    Country/Region: Italia – Piemonte
    Vintage: 2020
    Alcool percentage: 15.90% vol.
    Sugar rate: 0.47 g/l
    Number of bottles produced: 10,000

    Vinification (Wine-making)

    Method: vinification is carried out in our cellar in Barolo with crushing and traditional fermentation for about thirty days at a controlled temperature. The whole process of making our Barolo Brunate is strictly traditional, with fairly long macerations followed by 18 months’ refinement in wooden barrels and a further 6 months’ bottle ageing before release.
    Temperature: 25 – 27°C
    Lenght: about one month on the marc
    Aging: in wood
    Age of barrels: 10 years
    Wood type: oak barrel
    Barrels type: big barrel
    Aging time in wood: 18 months
    Minimum aging in bottle: 6 months


    Empty bottle weight: 450 g
    Date of bottling: January 2024
    Aging potential: 10/12 years
    Cork size: 26×44 mm
    Cork material: natural cork
    Bottle type: Bordolese


    % of Grape / Cépage: 100% nebbiolo da Barolo
    Soil: calcareous clay marls
    Exposure: southeast
    Agricultural method: sustainable agriculture with integrated pest management – SQNPI certification
    Year of plantation: 1970 with renewal
    Date of harvest: October 2020
    Type of harvest: by hand in crates

    Chemical Analysis

    Dry extract: 27.6 g/l
    Total acidity: 0.47 g/l (tartaric acid equivalent)
    Volatile acidity: 0.53 g/l (acetic acid equivalent)
    Total SO2: 85 mg/

    Additional information

    Weight 1.42 kg






    Alcohol content





    Bottle 0.75 L







    1 review for Barolo DOCG Brunate 2020 – F. Borgogno

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      dario roma
      ottimo con la porchetta compresa di crosta……un figurone!

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